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BislamaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Tok Pisin bensin (petrol). According to Terry Crowley, this term entered Bislama before 1885, either from German Benzin, or from English benzene, as the meaning of that term was not as narrow or technical in the nineteenth century as it is today.[1]

NounEdit

bensin

  1. gasoline, petrol

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Terry Crowley, Beach-la-Mar to Bislama: the emergence of a national language in Vanuatu (1990), page 137.

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bensin n (genitive singular bensins, uncountable)

  1. gasoline, petrol

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bensin (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative bensin bensinið
accusative bensin bensinið
dative bensini bensininum
genitive bensins bensinsins

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Dutch benzine.

NounEdit

bensin

  1. gasoline (US), petrol (UK)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

NounEdit

bensin m (definite singular bensinen, uncountable)

  1. gasoline (US), petrol (UK)

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

NounEdit

bensin m (definite singular bensinen, uncountable)

  1. petrol (UK), gasoline (US)

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Benzin, from Benzoe + -in.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːn

NounEdit

bensin c

  1. gasoline, petrol

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bensin 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative bensin bensinen
Genitive bensins bensinens

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Bislama bensin (petrol) (a term which entered Bislama before 1885). According to Terry Crowley, the term derives either from German Benzin, or from English benzene, as the meaning of that term was not as narrow or technical in the nineteenth century as it is today.[1]

NounEdit

bensin

  1. gasoline, petrol

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Terry Crowley, Beach-la-Mar to Bislama: the emergence of a national language in Vanuatu (1990), page 137.